There’s really nothing particularly lovely or beautiful about a pile of rocks or concrete. However, if you step back and imagine these somewhat mundane materials being strategically positioned to shore up riverbanks, support lakebeds or displace energy from overflowing creeks, then you might be able to see the beauty that lies within them....
April 10, 2014 - 06:26
Retaining Wall Unit: The open core design of the Keystone’s Compac retaining wall unit ensures sufficient fill placement. It reduces overall unit weight, and enhances connection strength with geosynthetics. Fiberglass pins connect and align the system, to provide a secure connection with soil reinforcement materials....
April 10, 2014 - 06:26
“Living Shorelines” Gaining Favor: More and more, homeowners, nonprofits and city governments are turning to “living shorelines” to fight erosion. Instead of building traditional bulkheads, they’re building wetlands in front of land they want to protect....
April 10, 2014 - 06:26
The snows came early this year, but I don’t think anyone expected the number or severity of the snowstorms we’ve had so far and, as of this writing, the weather forecasters tell us there’s still more to come....

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